Britain also needed money to pay for its war debts. The King and Parliament believed they had the right to tax the colonies. They decided to require several kinds of taxes from the colonists to help pay for the French and Indian War. ... The colonists started to resist by boycotting, or not buying, British goods.
England decided to start taxing the American colonists because they also wanted to pay their war debts. (French and the Indian War) And the colonists started to resist by boycotting or not buying, British goods. I hope it helps!